Archive for September, 2017

Q+A: Michael Stiassny – NZ needs to wake up on CEO pay

Press Release – TVNZ

NZ needs to “wake up” on CEO pay says IOD past president

The past president of the Institute of Directors, Michael Stiassny, admitted on TVNZ’s Q+A programme this morning that NZ hasn’t got the CEO remuneration right. Read more »

Salina Fisher wins the SOUNZ Contemporary Award

Press Release – SOUNZ

Salina Fisher wins the SOUNZ Contemporary Award for the second year in a row

SOUNZ Centre for New Zealand Music is delighted to announce that Salina Fisher has won the 2017 SOUNZ Contemporary Award with Tōrino – echoes on pūtōrino improvisations by Rob Thorne. Read more »

Leopard seal pup’s lungs were failing, CT scan shows

Press Release – NIWA

Leopard seal pup’s lungs were failing, CT scan shows

A leopard seal pup born off St Kilda beach, Dunedin, on Tuesday has been found to have only had 10 per cent of normal lung capacity.
The pup was euthanised on Wednesday after a vet determined it could not be saved. Read more »

Mayor remains supportive of hotel development

Press Release – Dunedin City Council

Mayor remains supportive of hotel development

Dunedin (Friday, 29 September 2017) – Mayor of Dunedin Dave Cull says he remains supportive of a five star hotel being built in the city. Read more »

Sweet Success for New Zealand Wine

Press Release – International Wine and Spirit Competition

Sweet success for New Zealand wine

Results released today show New Zealand wines have triumphed at the prestigious UK-based International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC). New Zealand scooped not only the show’s top Pinot Noir and Sauvignon Blanc Trophies, but a slew of top medals that included a record number of dessert wines. Read more »

Gordon Walters: New Vision, more than 150 artworks

Press Release – Auckland Art Gallery

Toi o Tāmaki have partnered to present Gordon Walters: New Vision, an exhibition of more than 150 artworks by Gordon Walters (1919–1995). The exhibition opens on Saturday 11 November at Dunedin Public Art Gallery. Read more »

Otago commercial school bus services

Press Release – Otago Regional Council

Regional Council and schools band together to keep withdrawn commercial school bus services running for term four

The five commercial Dunedin school bus services withdrawn by GoBus from the end of term 3 will now continue as normal for term four, thanks to some quick work by the Regional Council and schools. Read more »

Dunedin City Council Declines Moray Place Hotel

Press Release – Dunedin City Council

Moray Place hotel decision released

Dunedin (Friday, 29 September 2017) – An application to build an inner city, five star hotel and apartments in Dunedin has been declined, having failed to meet the required standards to gain consent. Read more »

Mainland Titles Down to the Wire this Weekend

Press Release – KartSport

Mainland Titles Go Down to the Wire in Christchurch This Weekend

Class placings are again going down to the wire in this year’s Mainland Series as karters from across the South Island head to Christchurch today for the KartSport Canterbury club’s two-day Garden City Communications-sponsored Garden City Championships meeting at Christchurch’s Carrs Road Raceway. Read more »

Don’t Forget to Submit Your Abstract

Press Release – Irrigation NZ

Don’t Forget to Submit Your Abstract

The theme for the 2018 Conference is Unlocking a golden future – SMART IRRIGATION Read more »

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